Resources - Policy Statements

This section presents links to what people are saying about U.S. security policy around the world. Select one of the four types of policy statements from the menu at the right to filter the results below. 

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Friday, May 15, 2015
The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, in coordination with U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), conducted a two-day training for Dominican prosecutors, in Santiago, Dominican Republic. English
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Dominican Republic
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Friday, May 15, 2015
The Ambassador discussed three essential issues at a Security Council Open Debate on Small Arms/Light Weapons: the scope of the small arms and light weapons problem and the violence that results; the importance of stockpile security and management; and what we need to do to disrupt supply routes.English
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Global
Friday, May 15, 2015
In her discussion of recently launched report on Central Asia, Assistant Secretary reiterated that enhanced U.S. security depends on stability in Central Asia, and stability in Central Asia is best achieved by sovereign, independent states with secure borders, connected economies, and accountable governments.English
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Remarks made by the Secretary of State John Kerry at NATO Ministerial Event in Turkey
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Turkey
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Austin TiceEnglish
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Syria
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on the Resumption of Cyprus Settlement Talks
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Cyprus
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United StatesEnglish
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Conference Call between Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, Colin Kahl National Security Advisor for the Vice President, and Rob Malley NSC Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf RegionEnglish
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Policy Statement from the Department of State on the Resignation of Guatemalan Vice President English
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Guatemala
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Fact Sheet: The White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders English
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Asia Regional
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Background Briefing to Preview Secretary Kerry's Travel to Russia and Turkey English
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Russia
Turkey
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Policy Statement on the Situation in the Central African Republic – Completion of the Bangui ForumEnglish
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Central African Republic
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Statement by the Press Secretary on LiberiaEnglish
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Liberia
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Friday, May 8, 2015
The protection and safety of U.S. citizens is a top priority for the Department of State. The security situation on the ground in Yemen has limited the ability of many foreign governments to provide direct assistance to their citizens remaining in Yemen and all on-the-ground consular services for U.S. citizens in Yemen continue to be suspended. U.S. are monitoring the situation closely, and are providing regular updates to the U.S. citizen community in Yemen including up-to-date information about opportunities to depart Yemen. English
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Yemen
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Friday, May 8, 2015
Remarks from a visit by Secretary of State John Kerry to Djibouti. The discussions pertained to bilateral relationships as well as the various crises in the region, notably Yemen and Somalia. Remarks include information on U.S. humanitarian relief efforts in Yemen. English
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Djibouti
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Friday, May 8, 2015
Secretary Kerry announced the United States is providing more than $68 million to help humanitarian organizations meet the needs of nearly 16 million people in need of assistance in Yemen, including 300,000 newly internally displaced persons.English
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Yemen
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Friday, May 8, 2015
Secretary Kerry announced over $45 million in additional funding to help the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) protect and assist some 600,000 refugees residing in Kenya. The United States applauds the tremendous hospitality of Kenya in providing a safe haven for so many refugees. English
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Kenya
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Friday, May 8, 2015
Secretary Kerry announced yesterday that the United States plans to provide $5 million to promote justice and accountability in South Sudan, pending Congressional approval. Many South Sudanese have long urged that those responsible for the crimes that have been committed in South Sudan during the current, tragic conflict must be held accountable in order to break the cycle of violence and revenge and build a stable, lasting peace. English
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South Sudan
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Friday, May 8, 2015
The Central American countries developed a strategy called “The Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle”, and President Obama decided to support this alliance. And he requested of Congress, I believe for the first time in history, one billion dollars for Central America to support three areas: Prosperity, security and better management processes of the government. Luis Arreaga, responsible for the security area of this suggested initiative speaks about this topic and clarifies the types of programs that are planned to be introduced. English
Friday, May 1, 2015
Firefighters from Joint Task Force-Bravo's 612th Air Base Squadron along with 39 firefighters throughout Central America trained together during a Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences exercise April 20 - 24, 2015, at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.
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Honduras
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